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Hey there, I’m Jane

I am an expert facilitator and certified executive coach with a background in cultural anthropology. I am also the creator of an easy to use card deck that helps you coach your team.


About Me

My work focuses on helping groups and individuals move through problems and situations that seem unsolvable.

I design and facilitate experiential innovation, strategy, and team building sessions for C-Suite and executive teams from Fortune List companies at the Deloitte Greenhouse. These bespoke experiential sessions empower participants to move through complex challenges to find solutions and paths forward that would have otherwise been inaccessible.

I am also the founder of The New Exec, an executive and leadership development organization. Since 2014 The New Exec has offered custom 1:1 coaching executive programs, leadership trainings, hosted community events, culture consulting, and mindfulness services.

Please note: As of April 2021 I only offer limited services on select topics by application only. Contact me directly to learn more.

Making coaching accessible to all

Your Personal Pocket Coach

In 2020 I created The Growth Stack – Your Personal Pocket Coach, a card deck that guides leaders through effective coaching conversations.

The product launched via a crowdfunding campaign in 2021. In less than two weeks we were fully funded and ultimately achieved 135% funding over the 30 day campaign.

The easy-to-use cards make coaching more accessible and help users coach their teams.


My Journey

Early Career

I began my career in TV advertising. I spent a decade leading integrated mass media campaigns, brand strategy, point-of-sale merchandising, digital, CRM, marketing analytics, lead generation, direct sales support, and more. I also led culture building and remote workforce efforts, and was Adjunct Faculty at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago, teaching nearly 200 students.

Some highlights during my early career include: direct oversight of a $1 billion work-stream as part of a national financial services merger, founding and leading a global culture organization spanning 3 continents, and designing and facilitating the strategic customer journey mapping for a new business unit in the US healthcare space.

I quickly learned that my biggest interest – and skill – was in leading teams to consensus, considering the impacts of team culture, and facilitating difficult conversations across groups.

Training and Certifications


I hold the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation and the Professional Certified Co-Active Coach (CPCC) credential from the Co-Active Training Institute, the oldest in-person coach training school in the world.

I also completed a certificate in Entrepreneurship from Cornell University and Insights for Innovation from IDEO.

I hold a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Virginia.


Read about me and The Growth Stack in Fast Company

I spoke with Fast Company about the importance of open-ended questions and shared six questions leaders can ask to create a shared vision across a team.


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